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Column: Making America great

President Donald Trump was voted into office for being outspoken and different from a traditional politician.  With an impactful term as president, Trump has gained...

Preview: For the love of video games

In a romantic comedy about video games and intimate vulnerability, the audience watches a story of a college girl balance her love for World...

School money for homework

The Pierce College Council (PCC) on Oct. 21 explored ways to pay for new expenses brought by teaching from home. Math Department Chair Eddie Tchertchian...

Enrollment down but holding steady

Pierce College is second among the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools in terms of headcount and enrollment, compared to where the school...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...

Con: Closed note tests

As classes move online, many students hope teachers can be understanding by allowing open notes and book tests. But, will this help students learn the...

Con: Asynchronous learning

The shift from in-person to online classes has opened doors for different methods of teaching and learning.  Asynchronous learning allows students to complete their work...

Con: Zoom cameras off

With classes being administered online via Zoom, a new struggle for professors is whether or not students should be made to turn their video...

Latest news

LACCD and LASD renew their contract for six months

Los Angeles Community College Department’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees in a special meeting Saturday,  Dec. 12,  renewed its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s...

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...

Pierce music student dies

Pierce College student Alvin Supattarakorn would try to get his hands on most instruments within reach. He even kept a mini keyboard in his...

Sports in the air

UPDATE: Pierce College and the other LACCD schools won't participate in early spring competition. Read the full release here. With new restrictions issued by local...

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...
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